Continent
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Next Big City
Zanzibar
Next Town
Kiwengwa
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Animals, Reefs, Corals, Shells
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Coming tide, Falling tide

Good for learning, shallow water inside the reef which is 1 km away.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Shells, Other
Beach Users:
None

Wide with low tide, narrow with high tide. There are dangerous cutting shells under the sand and some urchins with low tide, so is better to use shoes.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Warm all year round.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, July, August, September, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
N, SE, SSE, S
Main Direction:
N, SE, SSE, S

Kusini and Kaskasi are the prevailing wind in the island: 4 months of Kaskasi wind, 2 months with no wind, 4 months of Kusini wind, 2 months with no wind. Kusini: 15th June through 15th October approx. South to North wind. This wind blows every day, permanently, following parallel to the beach line upwards. In the morning the wind has a speed of 15-18 knots whereas at dusk the speed rises to 18-25 knots. Kaskasi: 15th December through 15th April, approx. North to South wind. This wind also blows parallel to the beach, although the speed varies somehow. There are days with gusts of higher speed wind. Even though one can still learn Kite surfing, sea conditions are more adequate for experienced kiters.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

Some music bars on the beach in the night close to the resorts.

Continent
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Next Big City
Zanzibar
Next Town
Kiwengwa
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Animals, Reefs, Corals, Shells
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Coming tide, Falling tide

Good for learning, shallow water inside the reef which is 1 km away.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Shells, Other
Beach Users:
None

Wide with low tide, narrow with high tide. There are dangerous cutting shells under the sand and some urchins with low tide, so is better to use shoes.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Warm all year round.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, July, August, September, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
N, SE, SSE, S
Main Direction:
N, SE, SSE, S

Kusini and Kaskasi are the prevailing wind in the island: 4 months of Kaskasi wind, 2 months with no wind, 4 months of Kusini wind, 2 months with no wind. Kusini: 15th June through 15th October approx. South to North wind. This wind blows every day, permanently, following parallel to the beach line upwards. In the morning the wind has a speed of 15-18 knots whereas at dusk the speed rises to 18-25 knots. Kaskasi: 15th December through 15th April, approx. North to South wind. This wind also blows parallel to the beach, although the speed varies somehow. There are days with gusts of higher speed wind. Even though one can still learn Kite surfing, sea conditions are more adequate for experienced kiters.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

Some music bars on the beach in the night close to the resorts.